Red Dwarf. Image shows from L to R: Cat (Danny John-Jules), Rimmer (Chris Barrie), Lister (Craig Charles), Kryten (Robert Llewellyn). Copyright: UKTV.

Red Dwarf

Dave and BBC Two sitcom set on a space ship. 74 episodes (12 series), 1988 - 2020. Stars Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Robert Llewellyn and others.

Series IV, Episode 1 is repeated on Friday 5th February at 10pm.

Series II, Episode 3 - Thanks For The Memory

Having drunkenly revealed that he only ever slept with one woman, once, Lister decides to transfer to Rimmer's memory a full 8 months of his own - the 8 amazing months of Lise Yates.

Further details

To the memory of the memory of Lise Yates. Copyright: Grant Naylor Productions / BBC.

After becoming insanely drunk at his deathday party, Rimmer confesses to Lister that he was only ever with one woman in his entire life.

Feeling sorry for Rimmer, Lister transfers eight months of his own memory into Rimmer's brain, making him believe he was with a girl called Lise Yates for the duration.

When Rimmer finds out it was all lies, they bury the memory of Lise on an empty planet and erase their own memories. Of course, doing this, they lose four days and can't quite remember how the Red Dwarf puzzle got finished or who broke Lister and the Cat's legs!

Broadcast details

Tuesday 20th September 1988
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Chris Barrie Rimmer
Craig Charles Lister
Danny John-Jules Cat
Norman Lovett Holly
Guest cast
Sabra Willians Lise Yates
Writing team
Doug Naylor Writer
Rob Grant Writer
Production team
Ed Bye Director
Ed Bye Producer
Paul Jackson Executive Producer

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